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Go World: Team VISA’s Brent Hayden


Monday, August 6th, 2012 — 10:19am PDT
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London has done quite an admirable job with the Summer Olympics so far and it’s been heartwarming to hear all the cheers for Canada echoing from the venues. Back at home, friends, family, and spectators are gathering at homes, pubs, and restaurants to support Team Canada from afar. There’s just one week left at the […]

On the Ground at the London 2012 Olympics


Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 — 8:09am PDT
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We’re fortunate to have extensive coverage of the London 2012 Olympics here in Canada as the official media partners feed our insatiable appetite for athletic news and highlights. According to a Bell Media release issued this morning, the Olympic audience here has grown 74% over Beijing and the CTV websites (English and French) and apps […]

BC Athletes Going to London 2012 Olympics


Thursday, July 26th, 2012 — 11:09am PDT
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The opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics is tomorrow as the Games of the 30th Olympiad get underway. With Canada’s fantastic showing at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, including our first gold medal on home soil, hopes are high for the summer crowd. If you would like to cheer with hometown pride, the following […]

Parasport at the Victoria Family Sport & Recreation Festival


Friday, May 4th, 2012 — 6:59am PDT
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This weekend is the 3rd annual Island Savings Family Sport & Recreation Festival in Victoria. While I don’t profile Island events very frequently, this one has a special place in my heart. From Saturday, May 5th from 10:00am to 4:00pm you can check out a free day of interactive sports and recreation for the family […]

CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifiers


Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 — 4:09pm PDT
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The 2012 CONCACAF (“Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football”) Olympic women’s qualifying tournament gets underway at BC Place tomorrow and will run until January 29, 2012. Photo credit: Canada Soccer on Flickr All eight CONCACAF teams will be vying for one of two spots available at the London 2012 Olympics. Group A […]

Canadian Paralympic Committee Names Elisabeth Walker-Young Assistant Chef de Mission for London 2012


Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 — 2:15pm PDT
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This morning the Canadian Paralympic Committee named four-time Paralympian Elisabeth Walker-Young as Canada’s Assistant Chef de Mission for the London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games. After captivating our attention in Vancouver last February, the Paralympics have been growing in popularity thanks to the outstanding performances by our athletes. I had the chance to chat with Elisabeth […]